Diane L. Cardoso

Top rated personal injury attorney in Kearny, New Jersey

Brady, Brady & Reilly, LLC
Diane L. Cardoso
Brady, Brady & Reilly, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Medical malpractice, Professional liability; view more

Licensed in New Jersey since: 2004

Education: Pace University Law School

Languages Spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015
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Brady, Brady & Reilly, LLC

241 Kearny Ave
Kearny, NJ 07032 Visit website

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A partner at the law firm of Brady, Brady & Reilly, LLC, Diane L. Cardoso is the managing attorney of the firm’s Kearny, New Jersey, location and serves clients across New Jersey and New York. Certified as a civil trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court, she zealously litigates personal injury, premises liability, medical malpractice and professional negligence cases.

A relentless advocate for her clients, Ms. Cardoso is equipped to handle cases of any complexity and pursues each claim aggressively. Over her career spanning nearly two decades, she has helped hundreds of clients bring lawsuits and obtain favorable verdicts. Her commitment to her clients obligates her to prepare all cases for trial.

Ms. Cardoso went to Seton Hall University to complete her Bachelor of Arts. She graduated in 2001 and enrolled at the Pace University School of Law to pursue her legal education. She received her Juris Doctor in 2004 and her license to practice law in New Jersey the same year.

A leader in her community, Ms. Cardoso has given back to those in need through her constant work with several legal organizations. She is a Parliamentarian for the New Jersey Association for Justice and the co-chair of its Education Committee. Additionally, she is a member of the Civil Arbitration Selection Committee and Civil Practice Committee in Hudson County and the membership secretary of the Hudson County Bar Association.

For her excellent client services, Ms. Cardoso was rated "Very Good" through Avvo. She was also bestowed with the Professional Lawyer of the Year Award by the Hudson County Bar Association.

Ms. Cardoso has lectured in several continuing legal education seminars organized by the Hudson County Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, the New Jersey Association for Justice and more. She speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Professional liability: plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal bites, Assault, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Construction accident, Brain injury, Toxic mold, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Medical malpractice, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Legal malpractice

  • 60% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 20% Professional liability: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2004, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://bbr-law.com/attorneys/diane-cardoso/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Portuguese American Leadership Council of the United States (PALCUS)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New Jersey
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Association of Portuguese Speaking Attorneys
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association – Board of Directors
  • Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
  • American Association for Justice, Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, Secretary; Co-Chair of the Publications Committee
  • Hudson County Bar Association, Membership Secretary; Civil Practice Committee;  Civil Arbitration Selection Committee, 2019; First Vice-President; Women in Law Section, Co-Founding Chair
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Board of Governor; Co-Chair of the Educational Committee: Parliamentarian, 2019; Treasurer
  • New York
Educational Background:
  • Seton Hall University, 2001 B.A.
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court
Honors/Awards:
  • Hudson County Bar Association Professional Attorney of the Year in 2017, Professional Lawyer of the Year, Hudson County Bar Association, 2017
  • Selected for Inclusion, 2016 – 2022, New Jersey Super Lawyers, Rising Star
  • Selected for Inclusion, 2016 – 2022, New Jersey Super Lawyers List
  • Leadership Fellow, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2017
  • Professional Lawyer of the Year Award, Hudson County Bar Association, 2017
  • Wiedemann & Wysocki Award, American Association for Justice, 2021
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Association for Justice, 2021
  • Excellence in Leadership Award, American Association for Justice Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, 2021
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Association for Justice, 2022
  • Recipient, Professionalism Award from the Hudson County Bar Association, 2017
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Mid-Year Convention – “Hot Tips by Hot Civil Litigators”, 2022
  • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education – Deposition College: “Objections at Depositions”, 2018
  • Essex County Bar Association – “Trying Your First Civil Jury Trial”, 2018
  • American Association for Justice, “How to Deal with Multiple Collisions in Short Succession”, 2018
  • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Rome, Italy – “Civil Case Law Update”, 2018
  • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education – “Civil Case Law Update”, 2019
  • New Jersey Association for Justice – “Technology for Litigators”, 2019
  • New Jersey Association for Justice – “Top 10 Evidence Issues in Auto Trials”, 2019
  • New Jersey Association for Justice – “Discovery and Preservation of Accident Scene Evidence”, 2019
  • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education – “Enforceability of Waivers”, 2020
  • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education – “Certified Trial Certification Exam Prep Course”, 2020
  • New Jersey Defense Association Women in the Law Program, 2020
  • New Jersey Association for Justice – “Premises Liability – Social Host Liability”, 2020
  • New Jersey Association for Justice – “Ethical Consideration in Trying the Civil Virtual Jury Trial”, 2021
  • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education – “Civil Case Law Update”, 2021
  • Hudson County Bar Association – “Overcoming the Pandemic – Female Legal Professionals in the time of COVID”, 2021
  • New Jersey Association for Justice – “Top Ten in New Jersey”, 2021
  • New Jersey Association for Justice – “Gender and the Constitution”, 2021

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Diane is a great lawyer, hardworking and always does the best for her clients.”

“DIane is an excellent lawyer”

“Diane Cardoso represents her clients with fierce commitment and compassion.”

“Incredibly talented, gets great results in court, highest ethics, extraordinarily bright!”

“skilled civil litigator”

“Incredible and vibrant attorney; Diane is an aggressive and detailed attorney.”

“Diane Cardoso represents her clients with fierce commitment and compassion.”

Office location for Diane L. Cardoso

241 Kearny Ave
Kearny, NJ 07032

Phone: 201-997-0030

Selections

8 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015

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